Category: Developer

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Top 10 Programming Languages to Learn in 2018

It may only be August, but it’s never too early to start planning for the future. Chris Hawkes has a video where he shares his top 10 programming languages to learn for the coming year. You could even use the Pomodoro Technique to learn these languages even faster.

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.NET Core 2.0 Released

Scott Hunter and members of the .NET Team introduce all the new features in .NET Core 2.0, the cross-platform, open source .NET. .NET Core 2.0 implements .NET Standard 2.0 which delivers on the promise of .NET everywhere and expands the API surface area to over 35,000 members so that sharing...

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Pomodoro Technique

If you’re a software developer, data scientist, or anyone that requires focus for work, then you know the destructive power of distractions.  Or do you? Distractions eat away at you slowly. They just don’t keep you from focusing, left unchecked they actually destroy your ability to focus. Focus is an...

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Design Patterns: Singleton

Robert Green and Phil Japikse discuss design patterns. A design pattern is a best practice you can use in your code to solve a common problem.  In this episode, Phil demonstrates the Singleton pattern. This pattern restricts the instantiation of a class to one instance and provides global access to...

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Azure Functions for Mobile Apps

James Montemagno interviews Donna Malayeri, Program Manager at Microsoft in Azure Functions, who introduces us to serverless compute with Azure Functions. We discuss what Azure Functions is, how they work, and why they matter for mobile developers. Donna walks us through several mobile focused scenarios that Azure Functions are ideal...

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Design Patterns: Factories

A design pattern is a best practice you can use in your code to solve a common problem. And here’s an interesting video from Visual Studio Toolbox in which Robert Green talks with Phil Japikse about design patterns. In this episode, Phil demonstrates the Simple Factory, Factory Method and Abstract...

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A Look at .NET Core 2.0 – Preview 2

In this episode, Richard Lander from the .NET product team joins Dmitry to discuss the most recent release of .NET Core 2.0, Preview 2. They kick off the video by catching you up on what .NET Core is all about, and what is new both in 2.0 and more specifically...

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Pushing the Boundaries of What Web Apps Can Do

Steve Sanderson shows us the power of what browser-based apps can do in this talk from NDC Olso entitled, “Web Apps can’t really do *that*, can they?” As a former Silverlight/WPF/Smart Client developer, it truly amazes me what can be done in browser.